The managing director of Scottish Premier League side Heart of Midlothian David Southern says Newcastle United fans should be positive about the club's newly signed sponsorship deal with payday loans company Wonga.
Hearts have been sponsored by the company since 2011 and were the second high profile team after Blackpool to sign a deal with the company.
Southern says that his experience on working with Wonga has been a positive one and praised the company's proactive nature in working with a football club. He said:
"The good thing about Wonga is if they say they will do something they will do it.
"If I was a Newcastle United supporter, I'd be delighted that Wonga have signed up to the four-year deal."
The sponsorship will see the brand's name on the club's kit and includes a deal to re-brand the stadium, which Wonga have chosen to implement and return the ground's name to St James' Park.
Newcastle's managing director Derek Llambias says he hopes to have the stadium's name change completed before the club's next game, the Wear-Tyne derby with Sunderland on October 21.
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